Shinagawa Station

JR Central

  • Tōkaidō Shinkansen



  • Keikyu Main Line


The Shinagawa Station (品 川 駅jap, Shinagawa -eki ) is the first major station south of Tokyo station. It is an important junction for the Tōkaidō Shinkansen, various S- and regional trains and the private Keikyu Main Line. Despite its name, the station is not in the district of Shinagawa, but just north of it, Minato.


The following lines stop in Shinagawa:

  • JR East Keihin - Tohoku Line
  • JR East Tōkaidō Main Line
  • JR East Yamanote Line
  • JR East Yokosuka Line
  • JR Central Tōkaidō Shinkansen
  • Keikyu Main Line Keikyu


The station is located in a wide, low cut with a north-south orientation. North of the station is a large railway station operation.

The platforms of the Keikyu Main Line located on the west side at a higher level than the JR platforms.

JR platforms:

The Shinkansen platforms were opened on 1 October 2003. Through the additional support within the terminus Tokyo Tokyo is to be relieved. The platforms are located on the east side of the station and are at a higher level than the other platforms.


The Shinagawa Station is one of the oldest railway stations in Japan and was opened in June 1872, four months before Shimbashi. Today nothing remains of the original station. Lately, he has been associated with the construction of the Shinkansen platforms and to access to the new building complex Shinagawa Intercity railway station on the eastern side (above the platforms ) rebuilt the station concourse.